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Portland is in good company on Esquire's 'Best Pizza' list

While Maine's most populated city has been making national headlines and lists for its beer and spirits, pizza in Portland is getting the spotlight in Esquire magazine's list of “America's Best...

USM enrollment up; nursing program awarded $500K

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At the University of Southern Maine's annual Opening Breakfast on Thursday, President Glenn Cummings announced that enrollment at the school has increased and that students in its nursing program...

Portland Mayor Strimling proposes new landlord restrictions

Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling is recommending a number of new proposals for landlords, including restrictions on how often rent can be raised and limits on no-cause evictions.

Airplane hangars can be energy-efficient too — for $1.5M

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The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority will receive $1,558,098 from the Federal Aviation Administration to install new energy-efficient heating systems in a pair of hangars at the Brunswick...

Windham publisher plans a stand-alone Maine Brew Guide

Peter Van Allen |

Maine's craft-brewing industry is showing more evidence of its growth. A stand-alone publication, the Maine Brew Guide, is set to launch in late September, the publisher, Stanley Rintz, told Mainebiz...

Aging Sarah Mildred Long Bridge won’t reopen

The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge on Route 1-A that connects Kittery and Portsmouth, N.H., over the Piscataqua River, won’t reopen to vehicle traffic following a gear failure over the weekend.

Former home of Foundation for Blood Research sells for $1M

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The former home of the shuttered Scarborough-based Foundation for Blood Research sold for $1 million to a Portland-based construction and development firm, Hardypond Development LLC.

Canadian tourism in Maine continues to drop

For the third year in a row, Canadian tourism in Maine dropped, with 4.1 million of our northerly neighbors visiting Vacationland in 2015, down from the 5.5 million in 2013.

A South Portland development creates opportunity in tight industrial market

Laurie Schreiber |

David McClees, founder and president of Portland-based Talus Corp., is building a 24,000-square-foot building on spec in South Portland — a move that has been greeted enthusiastically by people...

Rebranding, incentives proposed to drive Scarborough development

Scarborough town officials are hoping that developmental incentives and rebranding of a two-mile stretch of road known as the Haigis Parkway will attract both commercial and residential development.

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